Meet A Mom
Marissa Bishop, a Southbury mom of 1, is on a mission to raise awareness and funds to support research in finding a cure for Cdkl5 Deficiency Disorder. Her son Gregory, age 3 was diagnosed with this neurodevelopmental disease. Read today’s interview to learn about Cdkl5, an upcoming 5K in our area to support research, and Gregory’s upcoming June art exhibit.
Karolina Kurkova made a name for her self with a hugely successful modeling career. Find out what her latest venture is.
Read about how this Bethel mom of two is bringing maternity pop-ups to our area.
Nicole DeRubertis is a New Fairﬁeld mom of two who loves to be on the go with her family. She is the voice behind DeRo Destinations, in which she writes about her family’s travel experiences.
The Local Moms Network spoke to the reality TV star on growing her clothing lines, raising her three children, and what she’d be doing if she wasn’t cast on Laguana Beach.
Meet Julie Messina, Bethel mom of two and founder of J’s Homemade Elderberry Syrup. Read about her favorite spots in our area, why she started this brand, and the benefits of integrating elderberry syrup into your family’s daily routine.
The actress shares how becoming a mom made her a happier person and a better actress.
The former Bachelor & Bachelorette star dishes on motherhood, sleep deprivation, and moving to the midwest.
Emma shares what Bruce is really like as a dad, her thoughts on marrying into a blended family, and her essential “mom uniform” pieces.
Meet Denise Buzy-Pucheu, owner of The Persnickety Bride and Persnickety Promotions.
Dr. Kim Eickhorst is a Newtown mom of two and a dermatologist at Dermatology Associates of Western Connecticut. Dr. Eickhorst specializes in Mohs surgery, skin cancer treatment, and cosmetic procedures like Botox, fillers, vein treatments, and laser therapy. Where...
Actress Melissa Joan Hart is best known for her memorable leading roles on Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina the Teenage Witch. But to her family and friends, she’s also known for being something of a Christmas nut.
If you’re looking for some special gifts this holiday season, then you’ll probably appreciate the mantra Brooke Shepard—aka “Monogram Mary”—keeps in mind at all times: Everything Is Better With A Monogram. Having found a passion for monograms early on (growing up she...
‘Tis the season for every parent’s favorite little Elf. Read our interview with the creator in which we talk about building this iconic brand and why parents shouldn’t feel pressure to get creative when moving that little elf.
Amy Polinsky is a Newtown mom of 3 and owner of Basil Rose Boutique. BRB carries a wide assortment of funky, unique, and vintage inspired items curated by Amy. From women’s clothing to accessories to home goods - you’re sure to find something in this store. And the...
Actress and director Laura Prepon has played plenty of memorable roles in her life—feminist teenager Donna Pinciotti on That ‘70s Show and prison inmate Alex Vause on Orange Is the New Black both come to mind—but her newest one is mom to 1-year-old Ella, who she shares with husband Ben Foster.
Like many of us, Karina Drake says that having her first child completely changed her perspective. “We were living in New York City where I was attending a merchandising program at Parsons [School of Design] when we found out we were expecting Alexa,” says Drake. “Alexa was the inspiration behind the business. She was born in the city and as a new mom I was exposed to so many beautiful things that I really wanted to bring a piece of that back home with me.”
Rebekah Harriman-Stites is one busy mom! She is a co-founder of HK Consulting & a current member of the Newtown Board of Education. With all this on her plate, Rebekah still finds time to give back. She is a founding member of the My Sandy Hook Family Fund & founding board member of EverWonder Children’s Museum. And on 11/6, she is running for State Representative for the 106th district.